Saturday, December 13, 2014

Myths & Heroes: Interesting links

For the terminales, several links to online resources that are worth consulting to gather more ideas on the notion of Myths & Heroes

Arthurian Legend
A PBS TV Documentary series presented here: http://www.pbs.org/mythsandheroes/
Jason & the Golden Fleece
Shangri La
Arthur: the once and future king
The Queen of Sheba

An article from the Washington Post about the same program
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2005/11/14/DI2005111401106.html

History of the Brittons, an audio-book
https://archive.org/details/history_briton_1003_librivox

Thomas Malory "Le Morte Darthur" from the British Library
http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/englit/malory/

Geoffrey of Monmouth's Arthurian Passages from The History of the Kings of Britain, University of Rochester, New-York
http://d.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/text/geoffrey-of-monmouth-arthurian-passages-from-the-history-of-the-kings-of-britain

Marion Zimmer Bradley's obituary in the New York Times, 1999
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/09/29/books/marion-zimmer-bradley-69-writer-of-darkover-fantasies.html

Real Heroes: New York City 9/11 attacks and its heroes, other real heroes of today

More about Ben Turnbull
http://www.benturnbull.com

The 9/11 Memorial, NYC
http://www.911memorial.org/

Ebola fighters, Time Magazine person of the year 2014 cover & article
http://time.com/time-person-of-the-year-ebola-fighters-choice/

An article from the European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/commission/2014-2019/stylianides/announcements/health-workers-who-are-fighting-ebola-are-real-heroes-2014_en


The Civil Rights Movement
So many people, dates, organizations, events that it would be impossible to make a pick.

Time Magazine gives a thorough analysis of post-Ferguson killing of Michael Brown.
http://time.com/3629866/civil-rights-ferguson-cold-war/

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